THE LONG LIFE OF EVANGELINE: A HISTORY OF THE LONGFELLOW POEM IN PRINT, IN ADAPTATION AND IN POPULAR CULTURE BY RON MCFARLAND

THE LONG LIFE OF EVANGELINE
THE LONG LIFE OF EVANGELINE
Item# ISBN 978-0786442171
$39.95

Generations of readers have now accepted the call of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to join his heroine Evangeline in her search for Gabriel, the lover she was separated from during the expulsion of the Acadians from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. This critical history of the book-length poem describes its reception in the weeks and months that followed the 1847 release, explains its continued popularity down through the years, and offers insights on its interpretation and relevance today. Paperback 215 pages